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A ton of brilliant and stellar games will hit systems in 2020.

Press start on 2020’s most anticipated video games

By Argie Aguja Published Jul 01, 2020 12:00 am

Gamers rejoice! 2020 is another huge year for gamers with a ton of brilliant and stellar games to hit our various gaming systems. Ready your hearts and wallets as you pick from this list of the latest and most exciting games for 2020 on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC – month after exciting month.

(Editor’s note: due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, many game launch schedules are being pushed back. We’ll post updates on these as they happen.)

War Craft III: Reforged

Platform: PC

Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment

Release Date: OUT NOW

If you missed playing 2002 real-time strategy video game Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and its expansion The Frozen Throne, chances are, you’re not alone. This re-mastered edition adds revamped graphics, an altered campaign, and modern online Battle.net features. Give in to the nostalgia and enjoy the remodeled characters and graphics of Warcraft III: Reforged.

Devil May Cry 3 SE (Special Edition)

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Publisher: Capcom

Release Date: OUT NOW

Can’t get enough of Dante? On your Nintendo Switch, watch our favorite ass-kicking nephilim as he easily shifts between four different styles — Trickster, Swordmaster, Royal Guard, and Gunslinger — at the press of a direction on the D-Pad for a more custom-made playing style.

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4

Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

Publisher: Koei Tecmo Games/ Bandai Namco Entertainment

Release Date: OUT NOW

Follow Luffy and the Straw Hats from the beginning as they make their journey through different islands and onwards in the hopes of finding the illustrious treasure - the One Piece. There’s a new “Titan” game mode, along with four new multiplayer modes.

Final Fantasy VII Remake

Platform: PlayStation 4

Publisher: Square Enix

Release Date: OUT NOW

After years of fan requests and rumors, our favorite rebel mercenary Cloud Strife and his friends are back to battle the henchmen of the corrupt Shinra megacorporation and the legendary soldier Sephiroth. But there’s a catch. Leaks confirm that the game will be at least 100GB in size. Better cast an Ultima on your unplayed games to make room for Final Fantasy VII Remake on your hard drive.

Pokemon Sword/Shield: The Isle of Armor Expansion

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Publisher: The Pokémon Company/Nintendo

Release Date: OUT NOW

As part of an expansion pass, the Isle of Armor expansion pack for Pokemon Sword and Shield introduces new legendary Pokémon such as Kubfu and its evolved forms, along with new regional forms for pre-existing Pokémon such as Slowpoke.

The Last of Us Part 2

Platform: PlayStation 4

Publisher: Naughty Dog/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Release Date: OUT NOW

Five years after the smuggler Joel and teenage girl Ellie embarked on a dangerous journey across the post-pandemic United States, the pair found shelter at a stable community of survivors in Jackson, Wyoming. But a violent event disrupts that peace, and now Ellie must embark on a relentless journey to carry out justice and find closure.

Death Stranding

Platform: PC

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment/505 Games

Release Date: July 14, 2020

The PC version of the highly popular open world game Death Stranding arrives this month! Play the role of courier Sam Porter Bridges who delivers supplies to the fractured and isolated colonies that remain in the United States during the aftermath of the eponymous Death Stranding.

Ghost of Tsushima

Platform: PlayStation 4

Publisher: Sucker Punch Productions/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Release Date: July 17, 2020

If ever you fancy an open world in the golden age of the samurai, then this game is for you. Ghost of Tsushima features the adventures of Jin Sakai, one of the last samurai on Tsushima Island during the first Mongol invasion of Japan in the 1270s.

Cyberpunk 2077

Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

Publisher: CD Projekt S.A.

Release Date: November 19, 2020

Cyberpunk 2077 is a first-person RPG game where you play the character of V, a mercenary whose voice, face, hairstyles, body type and modifications, background, and clothing are all customizable. Your character comes equipped with skills in hacking, machinery, an arsenal of ranged weapons, and options for melee combat. And the best part? You get to do all this with a character voiced by Keanu Reeves.

Halo Infinite

Platforms: PC, Xbox 4th Gen, Xbox Series X

Publisher: Xbox Game Studios

Release Date: Q4 2020

The year 2020 is an exciting one for Microsoft and Xbox gamers as Master Chief returns in Halo Infinite with "his greatest adventure yet to save humanity." This latest installment will be set on a Halo ring and Master Chief’s Mark VI armor returns to earlier designs, with available enhancements when played on the upcoming Xbox Series X game console.

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond

Platforms: PC, Oculus Rift and Rift S VR

Publisher: Re-spawn Entertainment, LLC

Release Date: TBD 2020

Classic World War II first-person shooting games are back and will be seeing a surprise revival thanks to Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond. The newest addition to the Medal of Honor franchise leverages the power of PC-driven VR to give a brand new gaming experience.